Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Topic: Hyderabad

Covid protocols up in the air in Hyderabad’s Eid markets, vendors say need to earn

Locals & police point out that the crowd turning out is not even one-tenth of the usual. Vendors also note their necessity to earn. But this has meant laxity in Covid-apt behaviour.

Mir Osman Ali Khan, Hyderabad Nizam who wore cotton pyjamas & used a diamond as paper weight

The seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan is known not just for his massive wealth but also for being a visionary. He's also remembered for refusing to join the Indian union.

45+ or not, teachers want to be included in vaccine drive so ‘we can safely open schools’

India’s new vaccination phase began Thursday, paving way for all persons above 45 years to get vaccinated. Teachers across the country seek inclusion in this drive.

Several international flyers with Covid-negative reports found positive at Hyderabad airport

Health ministry official confirms such cases have been noticed, while airport sources tell PTI that this is a ‘regular’ occurrence.

Hyderabad is India’s ‘most liveable city’ but it’s deprived of the title

Hyderabad isn't just about Charminar or biryani. The city is a perfect blend of traditional and modern, and boasts of top education and civic infrastructure.

‘Will never change name & we are not leaving Mumbai,’ say Karachi Bakery owners

Hyderabad-based owners of Karachi Bakery say they shut their Mumbai store, dogged by controversy over its name, as lease expired & are now looking for another location in the city.

Gwalior to Godse — Was Sardar Patel soft on Savarkar in Gandhi murder case, and if so, why

My mother was part of the prosecution team in the Gandhi murder trial. She pointed out several loopholes that were allowed to remain so.

BJP’s Kapil Mishra offers 3-month ‘mobile journalism’ course — to make your own narrative

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Hyderabad police find ‘Chinese link’ in instant loan apps cases that ‘drove 3 to suicide’

Police say unauthorised lenders shamed, harassed and even threatened borrowers online, links have been found to Indonesia and a 'Chinese national'.

Over 60 foreign envoys visit Bharat Biotech, Biological E to see Covid vaccine progress

The Ambassadors and High Commissioners visited the facilities of the major pharma companies, which are involved in the manufacturing of Covid vaccine candidate, Covaxin.

On Camera


How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.